Published On: Wed, May 16th, 2018 at 2:27pm

Tam Cowan joins St Columba’s Hospice staff to launch fundraising campaign

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Newspaper columnist and broadcaster Tam Cowan donned his chef’s whites this week to launch The Big Summer Sizzle to encourage people to host a barbeque to raise funds for St Columba’s Hospice.

The star of BBC Scotland’s Off the Ball radio programme  joined St Columba’s Hospice staff for a barbeque to launch the latest Scotland’s Hospices Together fundraising campaign.

Scotland’s Hospices Together is a national partnership between ten of Scotland’s independent hospices, working together to highlight the work of local hospice care across Scotland.

As part of its remit, Scotland’s Hospices Together will be co-ordinating joint fundraising campaigns to benefit all participating hospices.

Tam said:  “I am absolutely thrilled to support The Big Summer Sizzle. There’s nothing better than filling your face with a burger or three, so what a great way to raise money for your local hospice.”

Jon Heggie, Director of Fundraising for St Columba’s Hospice, said: “We’re so excited to see The Big Summer Sizzle back for 2018, especially with the fantastic weather we’ve been having. It’s the perfect excuse to get together with family, friends and colleagues for a barbeque and a fun way to raise vital funds for St Columba’s Hospice.”

For a free fundraising pack email fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk or call 0131 551 1381.

 


About the Author

- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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